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Towards validating a framework of adaptive schemata for entrepreneurial success.

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dc.contributor.author Amanjee, B.
dc.contributor.author Crous, F.
dc.contributor.author Crafford, A.
dc.date.accessioned 2008-10-29T09:35:38Z
dc.date.available 2008-10-29T09:35:38Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.citation 32(3), 26-34. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10210/1392
dc.description.abstract The role of entrepreneurship within the context of an emerging economy has been well documented. Specifically within the South African context, the concept of entrepreneurship has been embraced by most industry sectors particularly for its resultant job creation and associated economic benefits. To date, psychologists have attempted to understand and define the factors that predispose individuals to embark on entrepreneurial careers, focusing primarily on the personality characteristics of entrepreneurs. However, entrepreneurial research from a cognitive psychological framework has been limited. Specifically, the impact of schemata on the success of the entrepreneur has received little exposure. A study was conducted to examine the presence and type of schemata inherent in successful entrepreneurs. The findings indicate that successful entrepreneurs display varied manifestations of adaptive schemata. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher SA Journal of Industrial Psychology en
dc.rights Complies with the rights as specified by the publisher: http://www.sajip.co.za/ & Copyright University Johannesburg en
dc.subject Maldaptive schemata en
dc.subject Entrepreneurial success en
dc.subject Positive psychology en
dc.subject Entrepreneurship en
dc.title Towards validating a framework of adaptive schemata for entrepreneurial success. en
dc.type Article en

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